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Federal (USV)


John Spencer

(c. 1831 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 32nd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 30, he enlisted on 14 May 1861 at New Dorp for two years and mustered as Private, Company E, 32nd New York Infantry on 31 May. He was promoted to Corporal on 31 December and Sergeant, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Crampton's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General.1


c. 1831


09/14/1862; Crampton's Gap, MD


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1899, Ser. No. 21, pg. 1002  [AotW citation 22541]